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Closing Date: 30 June 2022

Solicitor required - Pearse Trust


Pearse Trust is an international provider of corporate and trust structures.  We provide a range of advisory services including Company Secretarial, Trusts, Legal, Tax & VAT, Banking, Accounting, Incorporations and Compliance. 

The Role

We are currently recruiting a Solicitor who will take on the responsibility of Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) to work in our Belfast office.  The successful candidate will manage the AML function to include assisting in managing the compliance risk, advising and consulting on all regulatory matters. 

This role will suit an ambitious individual who enjoys a challenging role and has a keen interest in the compliance and regulatory environment. 

This role will involve:-

* Advising Pearse Trust on Irish company law, corporate and commercial legal matters.

* Drafting/review of legal agreements/documentation.

* Supporting the business in relation to AML regulatory requirements. 

* Reviewing/developing appropriate policies and procedures to ensure compliance with existing and forthcoming regulations.

* Managing the onboarding process ensuring both regulatory compliance and client requirements are satisfied including signing off on all new client files. 

* Managing the annual review of all client files for AML compliance purposes.

* Providing detailed Reporting to Directors on a regular basis and advising on compliance issues.

* Responsibility for reviewing and, where relevant, reporting suspicious activity/transaction made by members of staff. 

* Providing training to all personnel in compliance with AML regulatory requirements.

* Engaging with regulatory authorities as required. 

* Supervision of junior personnel in delivering AML compliance services to the business. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following requirements/skills: -

*Legal qualification

* Minimum of 3-4 years relevant experience in financial services industry

* Solid knowledge of AML legal requirements aligned to current regulations

* Client Onboarding experience

* Attention to detail, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills, self-starter, and an ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines will be attributes of paramount importance.

Terms and conditions of employment will be attractive and commensurate with previous experience. 

Please submit your application, in writing, to 

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